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  1. Water jet... easy peezy one step operation. ...

    Water jet... easy peezy one step operation. Design it right and you'll get 2 combs out of 1 cut.
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    FEA Of Wooden Structures

    Has anybody here dabbled with the use of FEA on wooden structures? (Autocad Inventor / Ansys PC based)

    I know wood has anisotropic properties but if I used a material such a Phenolic do you think...
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    Well written Jeff.

    Well written Jeff.
  4. Well Photobucket raised their hosting rates.. and...

    Well Photobucket raised their hosting rates.. and I'm a tight wad so my photo's above are gone.

    I've attach some photo's here... The fence will blend in much better once the steel rusts....

    By...
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    Need more data. How is the plate supported?...

    Need more data.
    How is the plate supported?
    What is the shape and size of the contact load?
  6. "Rock" solid :) The gabion really do anchor it...

    "Rock" solid :) The gabion really do anchor it well.
  7. Here's some photo's of the 1st finished fence...

    Here's some photo's of the 1st finished fence section. It should blend right in once the steel rusts.

    image links removed
  8. No worries. Thanks for the review. Happy...

    No worries. Thanks for the review.

    Happy Trails,

    John
  9. Cake of Doom... thanks for the reply. No...

    Cake of Doom... thanks for the reply.

    No permit if the fence is 6 foot in height or less.

    We recently had a pole barn built and it was designed for an Ultimate Wind Speed of 116 mph. So I ran...
  10. I used to think autonomous cars would be a bad...

    I used to think autonomous cars would be a bad thing. But with the current habits of today's drivers, I am looking forward to cars that drive the speed limit, don't pass in no passing zones, stay...
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    Back when I first started my career in the late...

    Back when I first started my career in the late 1970's.. there were "Design and Drafting" Departments that were separate from "Engineering". A newbie started as a Detailer... then if you were good...
  12. Free Standing Privacy Fence - Wind Loading

    I am a retired ME and we are working on a project for our mountain home.

    Anybody here have experience with loadings associated with free standing fencing? This will be used in a forest area as...
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